La residencia del Embajador de Japón ha sido el marco para celebrar el 25 aniversario de la actividad de Epson en la península Ibérica, que ha contado con la presencia de sus máximos responsables en España y Europa y el respaldo de cerca de doscientos representantes del ámbito empresarial.
Un balance más que positivo, con crecimientos que no han bajado de los dos dígitos y una imagen de marca consolidada basada en la innovación, caracterizan los veinticinco años de actividad de Epson Ibérica, which has not hesitated to celebrate its quarter-century of experience in Spain with an event at the residence of the Ambassador of Japan in our country, Kazuhiko Koshikawa, which has counted with the presence of the Chief Executive of the subsidiary Iberian, Ernest Quingles, and its European President, Hiromi Taba.
Around two hundred representatives of business and ICT, as well as media, have attended this event in which managers have excelled the milestones achieved by the company the past twenty-five years, since the creation of the first printer time for the 1964 Tokyo summer Olympics until the arrival of the smartglasses Moverio, or the latest projection for educational, business and systems.
Ernest Quingles underlined the capability of technological innovation of Epson as "the distinctive mark of the company, which over the past century has achieved significant milestones in terms of technological research is concerned with the constant aim of" "overcome us every day and help companies - and the citizens in general - to progress, move forward and improve technology, to make life easier".
In this sense, the Chief Executive of Epson Ibérica argued his words with data that place the company as a leader in innovation in multiple areas: investment of around 400 million euros a year in r & d (6% of the annual turnover of the Group) or more than 5 0.000 patents in force and 5,000 new registration every year.
Furthermore, the European President of Epson, Hiromi Taba, he emphasized how "the development of its own technology has been a key aspect for the company", and its vision of the future: "in the next four years will create a non-consumer, 3D printer, but the" "industry, expected in 2018 that this market represents more than 14 million euros".
In commemoration of this successful experience, the Ambassador of Japan in Spain has congratulated the company on management carried out in these years, stressing also the smooth running of the relations between the two countries "to the extent that there are now more than 230 companies Japanese established in the country, including Epson Ibérica, who has opted for constant innovation, with a strong contribution to the Spanish economy"and the importance of promoting synergies.
Both the Ambassador and the directors of Epson carried out the ceremony of the barrel of sake (kagami biraki) as a finishing touch of celebration.
Inauguration of Epson Experience
Como parte de estos actos, en la sede de la filial ibérica, ubicada en la localidad barcelonesa de Cerdanyola del Vallés, el presidente de la Generalitat de Cataluña, Artur Mas, ha inaugurado el nuevo espacio de demostración Epson Experience, en el que la compañía ha invertido inicialmente 250.000 euros.
El objetivo de este entorno tecnológico de 400m2 es mostrar todo el potencial de tecnologías desarrolladas por Epson de manera accesible y práctica a los clientes y usuarios interesados en su aplicación en todo tipo de mercados y sectores.
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